Validation of mothers' reports of dietary intake by four to seven year-old children.

@article{Basch1990ValidationOM,
  title={Validation of mothers' reports of dietary intake by four to seven year-old children.},
  author={Charles E Basch and Steven Shea and R Arliss and Isobel R. Contento and J L Rips and Bernard Gutin and Matilde Irigoyen and Patricia A. Zybert},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1990},
  volume={80 11},
  pages={1314-7}
}
The validity of mothers' recall of four to seven year-old children's diet was assessed among 46 first generation Latino immigrant families from the Dominican Republic by comparing intake recalled by the mother to unobtrusive home observations of children. Correlations were moderate to high for calories and for most nutrients. There were no differences in mean intake of total calories or in intake of most macronutrients and micronutrients assessed. At least two-thirds of the children in the… CONTINUE READING

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